Gift Lake Metis Settlement

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Gift Lake Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
Gift Lake Metis Settlement is located in Alberta
Gift Lake Metis Settlement
Gift Lake Metis Settlement
Location of Gift Lake Metis Settlement in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°53′N 115°48′W / 55.883°N 115.800°W / 55.883; -115.800Coordinates: 55°53′N 115°48′W / 55.883°N 115.800°W / 55.883; -115.800
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 17
 • Chair Dave Lamouche
 • Governing body Gift Lake Metis Council
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)

Gift Lake Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Big Lakes.[2] It is located along Highway 750, approximately 203 km (126 mi) northeast of Grande Prairie.


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, by combining parts "A" and "B", Gift Lake had a population of 662 living in 182 of its 246 total dwellings, a -19.3% change from its 2006 population of 820. With a land area of 812.45 km2 (313.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8148/km2 (2.1104/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

The population of the Gift Lake Metis Settlement according to its 2010 municipal census is 1,115.[4]

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  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. February 13, 2015. Retrieved February 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  4. ^ "2010 Official Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-05-21.